There are many voices facing Parkinson’s Disease throughout our community with experiences, perspectives, research information, or helpful ideas that might improve your quality of life.
It’s World Parkinson’s Day
I am 53 years old and was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 23. I have made it my mission to provide Parkinson’s awareness. Thirty plus years with Parkinson’s has taught me a great deal about living well with this chronic condition.
Spread Love, Compassion, Care, and Kindness-Not the Virus!
It is my hope that we choose to share compassion and kindness, in this time of need. This is our opportunity to reunify our nations and the entire planet.
Trying to Process Shock, Loss, and Grief
Thinking that you are flexible and easy-going can be dramatically different until, you are challenged. Life has a way of sneaking in unexpected setbacks that knock your feet out from under you.
The Missing Month–Where Have I Been?
I am back, after taking almost a month-long adventure-road trip to Key West and back to Northern Virginia. For about 3 weeks, Angela, Lily, the Chocolate Lab, and I explored the Southeast coast and sucked up the warm breezes, compelling sunsets, and miles of open road.
Getting What You Need-Support
The reality is that a well-run support group offers camaraderie, information, and a wisdom that comes from so many, all in one place. When you find a good group, it feels like another family and a place that you belong.
Season’s Greetings from Karl Robb at asoftvoice.com
Wishing all ASoftVoice.com readers a very Happy Holiday Season!
A Day of Parkinson’s Education in Williamsburg
A Day of Parkinson’s Education in Williamsburg #parkinsons #education #support by Karl Robb – A Soft Voice in a Noisy World blog
Remembering The Best Part of Ourselves
I treasure the wonderful camaraderie of pride and love for humanity that shone for that gorgeous but ever so brief moment in time.
Does the Parkinson’s Profile Exist?
I have been fortunate to meet hundreds of people over
The Mysterious Future
Ben Franklin is quoted to having said: “Do not
An Informative Interview with Retired Dietitian, Kathrynne Holden
One question that I get all the time, is how
Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month 2019
The month of April is upon us and this means
Building blocks for a future for better health!
Trust, faith, hope, and diligence are four key components to
Conference Nirvana and The Real World!
When you bring hundreds of people together with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in one place, everything Parkinson’s seems normal and the world outside our hotel seemed odd. A peace came over us, where explaining ourselves to why we were doing what we were doing wasn’t necessary.
Expression and making our voice heard is hard enough but
Recently, I have been the recipient of kind acts from
Only 2 Days to Christmas!
We must live in the here and now, plan for
Thankfulness and The Holidays—Stay Tuned!
As much as Parkinson’s disease tests my day, it does
Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurological disorder in America with an estimated 6 million cases worldwide and approximately 1-1.5 million people in the United States.
It was just Halloween—so let’s talk about it! WHAT SCARES YOU?
If you are anything like me, you probably don’t need
Parkinson’s is Still a Mystery!
In Norman Cousins’ book, Anatomy of An Illness, Cousins mentions
What Every Person with Parkinson’s Needs to Know About Air Travel
Don’t be alarmed– but be aware, my fellow Parkinson’s disease
Here are some online live events you should catch this week!
Be sure to attend the first live online Davis Phinney
An Exciting Documentary Project Called The Animated Mind of Oliver Sacks
UPDATE 07/23/18 – I am happy to report that The Animated
You’ve Got To Be A Kid, Sometimes! Let’s Go To the Movies!
It isn’t often that I write a movie review. Okay!
EverydayHealth.com Recognizes ASoftVoice.com Blog as One of the 10 Parkinson’s Disease Blogs to Help You Stay Fit and Positive!
Recently, EverydayHealth.com recognized ASoftVoice.com, as one of the 10 Parkinson’s
AsoftVoice.com Recognized as one of the Best Blogs on Parkinson’s Disease for the 4th Year in a Row!
I am so grateful and honored to announce that for
Words Matter In Medicine–Compassion and Kindness Are 2 To Focus On!
When I was first diagnosed, the neurologist in 1991, coldly